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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish7995

Seining for small fish that will be used as live bait in the skipjack fishery. Nehu, an anchovy, is the most sought-after bait. It is thrown into the water to attract skipjack close to the vessel where they can be caught with pole and line and unbaited barbless hooks.

Image ID: fish7995, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Hawaii
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection; P. 288 of "Our Changing Fisheries" 1970 Centenary NMFS centenary volume

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